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Medical Assistant I - ACC Physicians

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling a Medical Assistant I (ACC Physicians , Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Physician Service Organization in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable. In this position you will:

  • Perform all duties and passed competency testing/evaluation as required for a Medical Assistant I.
  • Ability to perform all front and back office skills as appropriate to role and certification. (ex: vital signs, set up/assist with minor procedures, EKG, blood pressure, point of care testing, patient authorizations, scheduling, etc.)
  • Perform increasingly advanced procedures with validated competencies.
  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all procedures performed in the patient's medical record.
  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of bio-hazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste.
  • According to organizational standards, prepare, clean and sterilize, and/or reprocess, instruments (auto-claving) and maintain equipment with validated competencies.
  • Anticipate and proactively plan for practitioner and patient needs.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to education and sharing of knowledge. Assists in orientation of new team members and serves as a role model of best practices to others.
  • Provide open and timely communication and information to patients, families, and practitioners (as appropriate).
  • Provide MA administrative and clinical support required to deliver quality patient care via a telehealth or virtual visit platform as an extension of in-clinic services and patient care strategy.
  • Consistently meet skill based competency expectations established for the organization.
  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization and serve as an ambassador for the organization when interfacing with anyone outside the organization. Required qualifications for this position include:
    • H.S. Diploma or GED and graduate of accredited school for medical assistants, or an equivalent combination of coursework, experience/training to qualify to sit for a National Certification exam
    • 6 months healthcare experience
    • 6 months Medical Assistant experience
    • Upon hire (AK, MT, OR, TX, NM): National certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant.
    • Upon hire: Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited About the ministry you will serve. Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve Alaska in many locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient - one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P346600 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute) Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Support Department: 1014 AK PMG PALLIATIVE CARE Address: AK Anchorage 3200 Providence Dr Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , Medical Assistant I - ACC Physicians, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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